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. sean hoare the initial "news of the world" whistle blower is found dead. david cameron cuts short of visit to africa. >> i'm determined to get to the bottom of it. >> tonight we examine the damage he is suffering and the state of the met. then we'll talk about that committee hearing with rupert murdoch tomorrow. also tonight the united states prepared last month their drones have stopped killing pakistani civilians. we have news evidence which says that's wrong. good evening is britain's biggest and most important police force merely inexcept or corrupt or possibly both? you can forgive people for wondering. public confidence in the police is said to be rocking after two high-profile resignation. the met police chief admitting he took a free stay at a health spa, a botched initial investigation into phone-hacking and tonight the revelation that a former senior executive at "the news of the world" was working for the met at the same time. how far wan we trust the yard and the people who run it. here is richard watson. >> reporters would meet some of the met's most senior officers i
business reporter sean hoare who was found dead tonight, just weeks after telling them he had been pressured to tap phones. his death is being described as unexplained but not suspicious. nick robinson for bbc news, westminster. >> for more on how this could impact the report marked empire, i am joined by a senior business writer for bloomberg news. -- this could impact the rupert murdoch empire, i am joined by a senior business writer for bloomberg news. what can they say that will reassure shareholders? >> i think shareholders will want to hear that the worst is past. there's a sense among shareholders -- viavoice given rupert murdoch -- they have always given rupert murdoch a bit of a break. there has always been a bit of a murdoch discount thinking he is going to do what he wants to do and do not always what is best for shareholders. they've given him a break because he has a good view long- term of where the company is going. now he and his management team look like a group that is not in front of the news. they continue to get hammered by events. they are not prepared for it.
are at the home of the former "news of the world" showbiz reporter sean hoare. his death is being described as unexplained but not suspicious. nick be robinzon, bbc news, westminster. >> the sun newspaper owned by rupert murdoch's news international has suffered a huge attack by computer hackers. anyone trying to go to the website was turned to another website. posted reports on the company's websites fallsly claiming that rupert murdoch had been found dead. well, earlier we spoke to a professor from the democracy institute. this is likely to be an insightful one. >> i think the surprise that we can in a perverse sense look forward to is that the murdoches i think in a comparative sense be somewhat forth right, somewhat comparatively insightful than we would have expected because their attempts to say as little as possible in recent days and weeks have failed and failed miserablely. they will belatedly see the sense in becoming more forthcoming. they will be more forth right compared to rebecca brooks if she does show up because of the huge legal cloud now directly over her head, it will be
it happened at all ... >>former news of the world reporter sean hoare was found dead by police at his home in london it was hoare who first claimed that the paper's editor andy coulson encourage phone hacking on crime victims and celebrities london police have not given a cause of death if pesetas not suspicious sean hoare was reportedly battling an addiction to drugs and alcohol ... if florida teenager accused of killing his parents and then hosting a party at their home is being held without bail 17 year- old tyler hadley was arrested late sunday on two counts of first-degree murder police say he beat his mother and father to death with a hammer on saturday before hosting a party for as many as 60 people at the family home in port st. lucie police got a tip early sunday and when they arrived at the home they found the bodies in a bedroom covered by cal's books and files ... philadelphia eagles' star quarterback michael vick is expected to be on capitol hill today to put to support for bill to crack down on supporters a dogfight the new legislation would strengthen penalties conspectus a
whistleblowers about hacking dead in his home. police are calling sean hoare's death unexplained, but not suspicious. now the murdochs have been coached by the best pr company in the land. not just on what to say, but how to say it. this is all about damage limitation, taking care of business here, and making sure it doesn't spread to the murdoch empire in the u.s. betty? >> all right, so, charlie, that being the case, is there any way the murdochs can come away from this hearing with anything resembling somewhat of a victory? >> most commentators here will tell you no. because the fact is, they're going to look at the hacking that was taking place, and either they knew about it and they've been involved in some sort of cover-up, or they didn't know about these alleged illegal activities, and they'll just be seen as incompetent. betty? >> all right, charlie d'agata in london for us. thank you, charlie. >>> u.s. officials have confirmed they met with representatives of moammar gadhafi's regime last weekend. three senior u.s. diplomats met with gadhafi advisers on saturday in an un
and disturbing news of the death of sean hoare, one of the first whistle blowers about the hacking going on at some of the newspapers when he worked under andy coulson. what are details on that? >> reporter: all right. so sean gives details to the news of the world. sean hoare's details of what happened describing the hacking and takes part in a "the new york times" expose in 2010 on the subject and one of those people who again and again and again says that top executives at news international, news of the world, knew what was going on. now, he's also believed to be an alcoholic or was a drug addict. he lived a very lively life. the police say his death is unexplained but not suspicious. he wasn't in good health. whether that could mean suicide or just some form of death because of overindulgence we don't know. whatever way we turn whether to rupert murdoch who only last week in the "wall street journal" said that minor mistakes have been made in the investigation but then says to the british people, sorry for what has happened. james murdoch who says quite publicly now he didn't know c
to exclusives and others, he was the individual who first accused andy colson. shaen who are -- se-sean hoare mobile phone signals and according to him, they did this in exchange for cash payments so he was filled with all sorts of revelations and accusations of what the news of the world was up to. >> so he's the latest layer to this story you've been covering. rupert murdock tomorrow is in the hot seat. he's been summoned to answer questions and just translate that for me. does that mean he will be sworn in to testify or is he simply asks questions and what kind of questions can they anticipate? >> i don't know whether he's going to be actually made to swear an oath before the select committee of members of the british parliament, but obviously, this is, you know, the british government and british mps, british lawmakers wanting to hold to account, the scrutinize, cross-examination the head of news corps about the activities of his executives, what he knew about his company's activities, what his executives knew. this is a huge scandal that's really rocked the british establishment, in the
no outside involvement in the death of sean hoare, a former "news of the world" reporter who'd been an early whistleblower in the scandal. hoare was found dead monday at his home north of london. more now on today's hearings and the murdoch media empire. we're joined, from london, by john burns of "the new york times," and from new york, by david folkenflik, who covers the media for npr. so, john burns, what struck you most about the murdoch's message today? >> well, it was a heavily lawyered performance but for all that i thought it was pretty skilled. the lawmakers who were a lot more brief, better briefed themselves than the parliamentary committees in london and britain usually are, they are not... they are a shadow of their counterparts on capitol hill but today i thought that the lawmakers did pretty well but they didn't lay too many gloves on the murdochs. i think that it was greatly to their advantage in a paradoxical way that mr. marbles, i think his name is, entered from stage right with his custard pie or his shaving foam pie, whatever it was because it presented rupert murdoch wh
one of the first whistle-blowers about hacking dead at his home. police are calling sean hoare's death unexplained but not suspicious. charlie d'agata, cbs news, london. >>> 5:06. a bipartisan plan is being fine- tuned in the u.s. senate. now, this is in hopes getting around the nation's debt crisis. the plan would give president obama the power to raise the debt ceiling by $2.4 trillion in three installments. that is if he agrees to a package of spending cuts. congress would only be able to override an increase with a two- thirds majority in both house and senate. meanwhile the house today is expected to pass a republican plan backed by the tea party. but it is sure to fail in a democrat majority senate and the president vowed to veto it. >> but it would require the dismantlement of social security, medicare and medicaid. >> if a debt ceiling is not in place by that august 2 deadline, the treasury will not be able to pay all the government's bills that are due on august 3. >>> all right. this tuesday morning, want to know what your traffic looks like, how your afternoon is shaping up?
sean hoare's death unexplained but not suspicious. charlie d'agata, cbs news, london. >>> all right. 6:13 now. one year after a freak accident, a paralyzed bride is set to tie the knot. what is so surprising about one of her bridesmaids. >>> and it's a question everyone wants to know. where is casey anthony? the signs she might be right here in california. >>> we also have breaking news on the missing windsurfer. we'll tell you an update coming up. >>> we are cleared for take-off this morning out of sfo. finally seeing some sunshine and seeing warmer temperatures, actually keeping them above average for this time year by a couple of degrees, 73 there today. and different conditions as you make your way to the east and landing in chicago. there a little warmer at 86. and we are seeing storms there and also seeing a slight chance of some thunderstorms. making your way to new york, more hot weather in store. actually going to be in the 90s there today but good news no wet weather mostly sunny skies. we'll have a full look at your bay area forecast coming up. ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, windsurf
? >>> and death of a whistle blower. sean hoare lived the tabloid life to the limit. drugs, booze, and cell phones. that's how he got his sensati sensational stories. looks like he saved the best one for last. >>> then, news corp. and politicians, we've seen the cozy connection in britain, but here in america, for political contributions, you'll never guess who gets the most murdoch money. >>> back now to our in-depth report, the murdoch hacking scandal and a key question, how deeply involved were the police and exactly why did they shut down their original phone hacking investigation back in 2007? my guests tonight worked with murdoch as senior editor for the times of london and has insider's knowledge of the close or perhaps too close relationship between the police and the tabloids. welcome, nicholas waptchak. i want to get to the hearing, but this was fascinating to watch. >> i can't think of anything that was so gripping and on the expectation that something new was going to come out the murdochs wriggling on the end of the hook. >> once the police investigation closed in 2007, that was it. d
about the phone hacking at "news of the world"? >> first of all, sean hoare who cracked under the pressure, he did drink too much and died last week, he started it, and it was presented -- i just bought a bar in the south of england about nine months ago which is where hugh grant taped me. i was semi retiring from journal into. and the guardian presented it as a fantastic story. it was the british watergate and i was offered the chance to be part of it oovps. the whole point was, if we can label our former bosses, rebekah brooks, andy coulson who are arrested, not criminal masterminds but engaged in a media empire where criminality was rif, if that media empire got david cameron elected as the british prime minister, that's a good story. >> i have a break coming up. since you mentioned rebekah brooks and andy coulson, both former editors of "news of the world," do you have any doubt that they knew phone hacking was going on at that paperer? >> i have no doubt whatsoever. piers morgan was also my editor, but in that time in 1994-'5, it wasn't illegal. you could sit outside some
public with the allegation, the news of the world's former business reporter sean hoare was found dead in his home. he claims a number of phones were hacked for exclusive stories. >> reporter: also scheduled to appear will be rebecca brook during a parliament session in 2003 she said news international paid police for information for stories. jamie: eric, thanks so much. bill: there is a committee hearing looking at the role of police already underway. we await mr. murdoch and his son james. when there are developments you will hear all about them. incredible video of a massive dust storm. a wall of dust invading an entire city. we'll be right back. 7 we all have internal plumbing. but for some of us with overactive bladder, our pipes just don't work as well as they should. sometimes, i worry my pipes might leak. but i learned there's something more i can do. now, i take care with vesicare. once-daily vesicare can help control your bladder muscle and is proven to treat overactive bladder with symptoms of frequent urges and leaks day and night. if you have certain stomach or glaucoma pr
. they are saying sean hoar's death is not considered suspicious but it's an added layer into this whole story. >> an odd coincidence. on top of that two of the websites from murdock newspapers were hacked into, one of them had a fake story that murdock himself had died. it was a fake folk story but the ripple effects keep on coming. >> a hacking, a bit of a taste of their own medicine, perhaps. >>> if you are in the san francisco bay area and need work done on your bike they're here are more than happy to help you out at mike's bikes. >> don't try to pay the bill with pennies. they don't want them and they're not accepting them. the ship rounds every cash transaction down to the nearest nickel. >> shop owners say the policy saves them about 2,000 bucks a year because it takes time to count all those pennies in the the till. it costs the government 1.7 cents to mint each penny. they're saying the penny is inconsequential to the bug anymore. >> it kind of is is. who pays in pennies? more "world news now" coming up after the break, don't go far. hó [ male announcer ] every day, thousands of peo
new day drops a new bombshell. on monday, it was the death of sean hoare, the first journalist to go on the record pointing the finger directly at former "news of the world" editor andy colson accusing him of actively encouraging phone hacking. police say his death is unexplained, but not suspicious. and in an ironic twist, the company accused of hacking got hacked themselves. murdoch's son paper had to quickly remove this fake headline on its paper last night. today's story makes no mention of parliament or their boss, rupert murdoch. the questioning is expected to take about three hours, but don't expect any detailed answers to direct questions about phone hacking. all three have said they will not answer questions that could in some way jeopardize the ongoing criminal investigation. matt? >> all right. stephanie gosk in london this morning. stephanie, thanks so much. michael wolff is the author of "the man who owns the news: inside the secret world of rupert murdoch." he is also the editorial director of "ad week" magazine. good to see you. talk about the dynamic. one of the bigge
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